Grammar Guide has moved

We have updated the News & Observer blogs. That means the grammar guide has a new URL. If you have a bookmark (thanks!), you’ll need to update it. This is the new URL

If you are looking for something that was on the blog before June 17, you can find it here.

The new blog has a different comments system. If you are not a registered user of The News & Observer online, your comment will go into a queue for approval. I will check for comments regularly, and, unless you use foul language or violate standards in some other way, I will approve your comment for posting. If you want to register (it’s free), you can go here.

If you don’t wish to register but still wish to comment, you can send me e-mail and I will post your comment, with your permission. My e-mail address is

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